Explore
 Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
Categories
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »
Listal logo

Captain Phillips (2013)

Directed by


Starring (View all)
Tom Hanks Tom Hanks
Captain Richard Phillips
Catherine Keener Catherine Keener
Andrea Phillips
Faysal Ahmed Faysal Ahmed
Najee
Michael Chernus Michael Chernus
Shane Murphy
David Warshofsky David Warshofsky
Mike Perry


Written by (View all)
Billy Ray Billy Ray
(screenplay)


Lists

380 votes
Famous People vs. the Actors Who Played Them (173 items)
list by propelas
Published 9 years, 8 months ago 65 comments
130 votes
6,006 Movies For a Post-Covid World... (6013 items)
list by ToonHead2102
Published 11 years, 6 months ago 14 comments
87 votes
Film Journal 2014 (332 items)
list by VierasTalo
Published 8 years, 11 months ago 17 comments
83 votes
Movie Diary 2014 (264 items)
list by Stella
Published 8 years, 8 months ago 2 comments
72 votes
2013 movies (98 items)
list by Villiana
Published 9 years, 9 months ago 4 comments

Captain Phillips Videos

Trailer 2

290 Views, 2 votes

Added 9 years ago




Cover art, photos and screenshots

11 votes
7 votes
4 votes
2 votes
2 votes

View all Captain Phillips pictures (72 more)

Reviews

Nail-biting, though a bit "safe"

9 years ago at Nov 11 7:06
4 votes
"Listen up, we have been boarded by armed pirates. If they find you, remember, you know this ship, they don't. Stick together and we'll be alright. Good luck."

Director Paul Greengrass' first motion picture in a number of years, 2013's Captain Phillips finds the seasoned filmmaker back in familiar territory, utilising his intense documentary-style approach to tell the true story of ... read more

A very good movie

7 years, 2 months ago at Sep 12 8:05
3 votes
Even though Paul Greengrass eventually became famous thanks to the Bourne franchise, I actually always preferred his very realistic thrillers based on some historical events ('United 93' and 'Bloody Sunday') and he was coming up this time with something similar. There was one slight difference though. Indeed, with this movie, we were not dealing with some real historical event though, even if the ... read more

Grips you tight right from the opening frame.

9 years, 1 month ago at Oct 20 14:58
2 votes
Tom Hanks has the potential to be a game changer in any film he is in. During Captain Phillips, he not only elevates his own game but he helps become part of a larger picture one that is focused on everyone involved.

Captain Richard Phillips is sailing a cargo ship off the coast of Somalia when he is crew are attacked by four pirates looking for money. Captain Phillips tries to out ... read more
View all Captain Phillips reviews
Captain Phillips is a multi-layered examination of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates. Through director Paul Greengrass's distinctive lens, it is simultaneously a pulse-pounding thriller and a complex portrait of the myriad effects of globalization.
Release date: 11 October 2013
Tags: Drama (15), Thriller (14), 2013 (12), Biography (9), 2010s (8), Based On True Story (7), Action (5), Pirates (5), Kidnapping (4), Pirate (3), Ship (3), Cargo (3), Hijacking (3), Somali (3), Torture (2), Crime (2), Somalia (2), Usa (2), Airplane (2), Suspense (2)
My tags: Add tags

Update feed

henrik4075 added this to a list 1 week, 1 day ago
The Films of 2013 (115 movies items)
henrik4075 voted for an image 1 week, 2 days ago

l8t3r added this to a list 1 month, 1 week ago
Movies Watched on Netflix (434 movies items)
ELA added this to a list 4 months, 2 weeks ago
sea snow mountain (34 movies items)
samira added this to a list 6 months, 1 week ago
Every Movie Ever! (13121 movies items)
henrik4075 added this to a list 6 months, 2 weeks ago
The Best of Tom Hanks (43 movies items)
henrik4075 voted for an image 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Kyle Ellis posted a review 8 months ago

A tense fight for survival

“Although it was very positively reviewed and Tom Hanks and Paul Greengrass have done some great films in their respective careers, there was the uncertainty as to whether 'Captain Phillips' would be my cup of tea.The good news is it very much was. Although it does stray from the facts quite a bit, 'Captain Phillips' takes a remarkable and harrowing true story and tells it in a way that's utterly gripping and full of tension and emotion. It won't be for all taste-buds, especially for those who don't like shaky cam, but it is very easy to see why 'Captain Phillips' was and still is received so positively. It's not quite a masterpiece or flawless, it does go on a little longer than necessary which occasionally bogs down the pacing (15-20 minutes shorter would have made a difference) and, alth” read more

william maxey 83 voted for an image 8 months ago

DarthTrino added this to a list 12 months ago
Libertine13 added this to a list 1 year, 1 month ago
Movies I skipped (597 movies items)
movieman added this to a list 1 year, 6 months ago
2013 Movies Ranked (97 movies items)
flamel05 added this to a list 1 year, 7 months ago
Películas Vistas (220 movies items)
mhthehammer added this to a list 1 year, 10 months ago
Best Picture Nominees (in Ten Sentences) (478 movies items)

""Captain Phillips" tells us the story about Richard Phillips (Tom Hanks), merchant mariner of the MV Maersk Alabama, who is ordered to transport from Oman to Kenya. During his duty, his vessel gets hijacked by a band of Somalian pirates, led by Abduwali Muse (Barkhad Abdi), and Phillips is taken hostage for five days. The rest of the film is Phillips trying to survive with the Somalis while the DEVGRU picks up the signal and negotiates with the pirates in the lifeboat. Obviously, "Captain Philli"


Stehako added this to a list 2 years, 1 month ago
Favorite Movies of All Time (2015 Edition) (1001 movies items)

"2014: 989 2013: 1000 "


johanlefourbe added this to a list 2 years, 2 months ago
johanlefourbe added this to a list 2 years, 2 months ago
Sylme added this to a list 2 years, 3 months ago
2020 Movie Diary (106 movies items)
Edaenia added this to a list 2 years, 3 months ago
Movies watched 2020 (95 movies items)
Beauty2Live4 posted 2 images [View All] 2 years, 4 months ago

pufred added this to a list 2 years, 4 months ago
2013 -edited in Sweden (76 movies items)
Stehako added this to a list 2 years, 4 months ago
Favorite Movies of All Time (2014 Edition) (1000 movies items)

"2013: 1000 "


Phoenix Feather added this to a list 2 years, 4 months ago
Seen Films: 2013 (129 movies items)
Phoenix Feather added this to a list 2 years, 6 months ago
Seen Films: Tom Hanks (53 movies items)
Phoenix Feather added this to a list 2 years, 6 months ago
Phoenix Feather's Movie Diary 2020 (537 movies items)

"(WATCHED: 2 May 2020)"


Phoenix Feather added this to a list 2 years, 6 months ago
Seen Films (2010s) (1177 movies items)
DrLoomis added this to a list 2 years, 7 months ago
Collection (2069 dvds items)
Stehako added this to a list 2 years, 8 months ago
crazymetalhead added this to a list 2 years, 8 months ago
yellowhair posted 23 images [View All] 3 years, 6 months ago

moviebuff added this to a list 3 years, 6 months ago
Kandi added this to a list 3 years, 8 months ago
Catherine Keener - Movies I Have Watched (20 person items)

" Tom Hanks and Catherine Keener "


Kandi added this to a list 3 years, 8 months ago
Captains of Ships - Movies (23 movies items)

" Tom Hanks as Captain Phillips"


Kandi voted for an image 3 years, 8 months ago

Miia added this to a list 3 years, 9 months ago
Movie Journal 2019 (111 movies items)
BradWesley123 added this to a list 3 years, 10 months ago
ASC Award for Best Cinematography (Film): 2010s (52 movies items)

"Barry Ackroyd "


Beans added this to a list 4 years, 2 months ago
Favourite Films (83 movies items)
almozayaf666 added this to a list 4 years, 3 months ago
Stehako added this to a list 4 years, 4 months ago
Stehako added this to a list 4 years, 4 months ago
Mid-Year Oscar Predictions - 2013 (10 movies items)

"Results: NOMINATED for Best Picture ZERO Wins. FIVE more nominations for Supporting Actor, Film Editing, Sound Editing and Mixing, and Adapted Screenplay. "



« Prev12 Next »

People who liked this also liked

Rating: 7.2
Rating: 7.3
Rating: 7.8
Rating: 6.9
Rating: 7.4
Rating: 7.4
Rating: 7.8
Rating: 7.7
Rating: 7.6
Rating: 8
Rating: 8.2
Rating: 7.4
Rating: 8
Rating: 7.8
Rating: 7.4
Rating: 8.2
Rating: 8
Rating: 7.9
Rating: 7.3
Rating: 6.1
Rating: 6.8